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Program info

Estimated safety rating


avp.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if avp.exe is on your laptop or desktop computer, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your PC is clean, it is still recommended to purchase a good antivirus with a good track record, in order to defend yourself against threats.

Executable file path

 C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2013\avp.exe

Usually, the default filename and folder where this application is stored is
C:\Program Files\Kaspersky Lab\Kaspersky Internet Security 2013\avp.exe.

MD5 hash of the executable file


The MD5 fingerprint for this file is 587efd6a3a30a35a27904d21ae1fb882.

Is running as a service


This application is registered as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are useful programs, which perform useful functions to other programs or to Windows in general.

Accesses the internet


This application uses the Internet to communicate. In this day and age this is ok. For example, most of the programs on your PC check for new updates. In order to do this, Internet communications are necessary.

Is a 32 bit executable file


This program runs as a 32-bit program. It can not exploit the entire set of features of nowadays' computer processors. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to 64-bit code.

File description

 Kaspersky Anti-Virus

The description stored in the file is Kaspersky Anti-Virus.

File version

File version


 Kaspersky Lab ZAO

Publisher Kaspersky Lab ZAO.


 © 2012 Kaspersky Lab ZAO. All Rights Reserved.

Legal copyright notice © 2012 Kaspersky Lab ZAO. All Rights Reserved..

Has valid windows


This file does NOT have visible windows. This is most likely a bad thing.

Digitally signed


avp.exe is digitally signed. Today most clean software applications are digitally signed.

Valid digital signature


The digital signature attached to avp.exe verifies as ok. This is most likely a clean, ok program.

Certifier name

 Kaspersky Lab

Digital certificate name: Kaspersky Lab

Issuer name

 VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Certificate's issuer name: VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA

Can be uninstalled


This executable does NOT have an uninstall routine set up in registry.